Writers and Company from CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.

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Writers and Company from CBC Radio

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101 Margarethe von Trotta on telling the story of Germany through the eyes of women2017-08-13
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102 Edna O'Brien on fear, dreams and LSD2017-08-06
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103 Tracy K. Smith on life, death, poetry and outer space2017-07-30
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104 Patricia Grace on telling the stories of New Zealand's Indigenous people2017-07-23
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105 Edward Said's ideas about power and identity still resonate today2017-07-16 04:00:00
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106 Lara Vapnyar on life and death in the age of social media2017-02-05 05:00:00
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107 Adam Hochschild on learning from dark moments in history2017-01-29 05:00:00
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108 Jo Baker on imagining the story beneath the story2017-01-22 05:00:00
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109 Dutch writer Tommy Wieringa on what it means to be "home"2017-01-15 05:00:00
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110 Playwright David Hare on why some opinions are better than others2017-01-08 05:00:00
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111 Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia"2017-01-01 05:00:00
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112 Malcolm Gladwell on underdogs, outliers, and the power of limitations2016-12-26 05:00:00
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113 Geoff Dyer on the upside of disappointing travel2016-12-11 05:00:00
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114 'You must change your life.' Biographer Rachel Corbett on Rilke and Rodin2016-12-04 05:00:00
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115 Christopher Kloeble & Francesca Melandri on facing Europe's history - through fiction2016-11-27 05:00:00
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116 Alain Mabanckou on his profound connection to The Republic of Congo — and his mom.2016-11-20 05:00:00
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117 Zadie Smith on dance, Black British identity, and her new novel, 'Swing Time'2016-11-13 05:00:00
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118 Ha Jin on writing in English, and why he can't go back to China2016-11-06 04:00:00
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119 Sharon Olds at Vancouver Writers Fest2016-10-30 04:00:00
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Sharon Olds at Vancouver Writers Fest

Eleanor speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Sharon Olds, on stage at the 2016 Vancouver Writers Festival. Olds is known for her intensely personal, emotionally scathing verse. Her new book, "Odes", is a celebration of the ordinary.…read more

120 Fredrik Sjöberg Interview2016-10-23 04:00:00
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